Imaginings of the eighties, exhibition of paintings in CaixaForum Barcelona

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Distant music or double voice, 1981, Ferrán García Seville

Imaginings of the eighties there is the title of the exhibition of paintings of the collection of The Caixa that you will be able to visit in CaixaForum Barcelona.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles artists' paintings like Julian Schnabel, Baselitz, Penck, Anselm Kiefer, Miquel Barceló, Miguel Ángel Campano, Enzo Cucchi, Xavier Grau, José Maria Sicilia, I sprout, Ferrán García Seville and Navarrese Baldeweg, doing a paneo of the imagining in the collection of The Caixa.

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The best of the contemporary art of 2008

Work of Lucio Muñoz in the exhibition Silencis

Since we are of memoirs of the best thing and the worst thing, in Art Spain we have selected 5 facts of the contemporary art of 2008 that he is worth while remembering:

1. This position touches the exhibition Silencis in the Monastery of Siloes, that Carlos Franco assembled 24 Spanish contemporary artists, between them to Antoni Tàpies, José Maria Sicilia, Joan Miró, José Manuel Broto, Esteban Vicente, Miquel Barceló, Cristino de Vera, Susana Solano, Albert Rafols-Casamada, Martin Chirino, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Sergi Aguilar, Sergio Belinchón, Manuel Rivera, Eduardo Chillida, Manolo Millares, Juan Carlos Savater, Lucio Muñoz, Miguel Ángel Blanco, Carmen Laffón, Gustavo Torner, Xavier Mascaró and Francesc Ruiz. This way 8 years of exhibition were celebrated in Siloes.

2. The exhibition of Elizabeth Peyton in New York, the young and international contemporary artist that more we like, both in the pictorial language and in the subject-matter that it tackles.

3. The exhibition Machines and Souls of the Museum Queen Sophia, who assembled for the first time in this space, to the creators of the contemporary art and the new technologies, beginning a big way for the institutional legitimization of the average art, net art, digital art and vídeoarte.

4. The retrospective of Juan Muñoz in the Guggenheim Bilbao, which there assembled big part of the work of this so valued Spanish artist.

5. The exhibition Works Graph 10 The Country in the gallery Marlborough, with works in artist's engraving as Eduardo Arroyo, José Manuel Broto, Rafael Canogar, Martín Chirino, Juan Genovés, Luis Gordillo, Cristina Iglesias, Antonio López García, Jaume Plensa and Manolo Valdés.

Exhibition of sculptures of Navarrese, Chirino, Alfaro and Gónzalez in Guangzhou Museum of China

Detail of a work of Miquel Navarro

With the latter summer breath, the artistic activity has taken a vacation abroad, so if this is your case, you cannot allow seeing the collective one that Guangzhou Museum of China dedicates Julio Gónzalez, Miquel Navarro, Andreu Alfaro and Martín Chirino.

It is a question of The alchemy of the blacksmiths, title under which there meet the pieces of these Spanish sculptors. The target of the sample, in words of the commissioners, is “to reveal the importance of the sculpture in the work of Julio Gónzalez and his influence in other artists who exhibit“.

The works to exhibition are a selection of the best sculptures of four artists, belonging to the collection of the Valencian Institute of Modern art (IVAM). The assembly of the exhibition speaks to us about a dialogue between the works and drawings of 4 artists, with the classic subject-matters of the Spanish modern sculpture and his projection in practice current.

Recounted: The Cultural one

“Africa“, exhibition of Miquel Barceló in the Irish Museum of Modern art

Africa is the title of the exhibition of the Spanish artist Miquel Barceló, which it is possible to visit in the Irish Museum of Modern art. The sample centers on works inspired by the frequent stays of the artist by the black continent.

The exhibition assembles 90 works - someone appear for the first time – in big and small formats, of paintings, sculptures, ceramics and sketchbooks.

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Painting of Miquel Barceló to auction in Sotheby's Paris

Finally we have met on a work of our famous contemporary Spanish artist: Miquel Barceló. It is a question of a painting with mixed skill that enters the auction of the Parisian head office of Sotheby's. The appointment is next May 26, let's see the lot:

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Work of 1994, realized in mixed skill on role
Measurements: 50×65 cm
Signed “1994“
Starting price: EUR 50.000 – 70.000

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Navarrese Miquel reflects on the influences that cross his work

Not long ago we speak in Artespain on Miquel Navarro, this Valencian sculptor that so much fame is giving to the Spanish contemporary art.

We were saying that Navarrese works on the limit between the architecture and the sculpture, thinking about how to transform the urban space and thanks to this fragment of a video of the Territorial School of Architects we have in the words of the proper Navarrese have met on one of the sources of this fascination.

A detail to understand a little more the work of Miquel Navarro.

Navarrese Miquel, the modality of the Valencian contemporary art

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Navarrese Miquel is the artist valency that more fame is giving to the Spanish contemporary art, days ago he was elected an academician of number by the Real Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando. His work can be visited in rooms and museums of China, at present Saragossa and an exhibition is employed at a source for the Expo in the IVAM, which we will see in June.

Born in Valencia in 1945, this sculptor bases on a work that breaks the limits of the sculpture and the architecture, creating sculptural sceneries with small objects that begin to talk with the urban scenery, as installation.

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